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July 22, 2014 | NPR · Foreign ministers meeting Tuesday in Brussels are threatening deep sanctions against Russia over the Malaysia Airlines crash. But some nations might hesitate because of their economic ties to Russia.
 
July 22, 2014 | NPR · Renee Montagne talks to Anton La Guardia, who covers the European Union for The Economist, about the possibility of deep EU sanctions against Russia at Tuesday's foreign ministers meeting.
 
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July 22, 2014 | NPR · Florida Sen. Marco Rubio tells NPR the nation can't "absorb" all migrants fleeing violence and must secure its own border first. He dismissed potential 2016 rival Hillary Clinton as old news.
 

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July 21, 2014 | NPR · As the Israeli military expands its assault in the Gaza Strip, casualty numbers continue to grow. At last count, more than 550 Palestinians — mostly civilians — and 25 Israeli soldiers have died. On Monday, an Israeli strike hit a hospital in central Gaza, killing people in the intensive care unit.
 
July 21, 2014 | NPR · Violence continues to escalate in the Gaza Strip. According to many foreign observers, Egypt must play a key role in any peace agreement between Israel and Hamas. To find out why, Robert Siegel speaks with Michele Dunne, a senior associate at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace.
 
July 21, 2014 | NPR · It's been four years since Dodd-Frank Act was signed into law. On the anniversary of this sweeping overhaul of financial regulations, Republicans have released a report that argues the law falls short on one of its main tasks.
 

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July 19, 2014 | NPR · NPR's Scott Simon talks with David Herzsenhorn of The New York Times about the latest developments in Ukraine, where a Malaysia Airlines passenger plane was downed on Thursday, killing 298 people.
 

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July 20, 2014 | NPR · NPR's Arun Rath gets the latest from correspondent Corey Flintoff at the site of last week's downing of a Malaysian jetliner in Eastern Ukraine.
 

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World Cafe 2

Jul 18, 2014 — Watch an exclusive acoustic performance of the Icelandic band's most recent song, "Silhouettes."
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Jul 11, 2014 — Hear the Swedish sister act perform four harmony-rich folk-pop songs from its new album, Stay Gold.
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May 8, 2014 — Smith's soulful voice recalls the singers of yesteryear, but he's found a way to bring that classic style to the pop and electronic music of today.
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Jun 13, 2014 — We've invited the sisters of Haim to play DJ for a day. Listen to picks that showcase their influences and preferences.
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Jun 6, 2014 — Hear the Brooklyn singer-songwriter perform three intimate songs from her new album, Are We There.
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May 30, 2014 — The bluegrass trio gathers around a single mic to perform songs from its first album in seven years.
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May 20, 2014 — The Bright Eyes singer performs songs from Upside Down Mountain, backed by the band Dawes.
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May 12, 2014 — How well do Dan Auerbach and Patrick Carney know each other? World Cafe puts them to the test.
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May 9, 2014 — From Blur to Gorillaz to the music of Mali, Albarn has had a hand in many musical projects. Here, he performs songs from his first solo album, Everyday Robots.
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Apr 16, 2014 — He was inspired by The Beatles, but later fell under the spell of Jimi Hendrix. Cray is in the studio today to perform songs from his new album, In My Soul.
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